Table 2

Volume of water (mL) from plain water, other beverages and from moisture in foods as consumed by children age 4-13y, overall and by age group, NHANES 2005–2010
Total 4-13y Age 4-8y Age 9-13y
Mean (SE)1 % of total Mean (SE)1 % of total Mean (SE)1 % of total
Water 431.0 (13.1) 27.3 364.9 (13.5) 25.2 496.1 (19.4) 29.0
Milk and milk beverages 282.0 (5.9) 17.8 295.8 (5.9) 20.4 268.5 (10.4) 15.7
Excluding milk w/cereal 212.5 (5.8) 13.4 225.6 (6.0) 15.6 199.6 (9.9) 11.7
Fruit juice 87.2 (3.9) 5.5 99.3 (3.8) 6.9 75.2 (5.7) 4.4
Soda 148.6 (7.1) 9.4 91.4 (5.5) 6.3 204.8 (11.6) 12.0
Diet soda 19.7 (2.3) 1.2 12.2 (1.9) 0.8 27.0 (4.1) 1.6
Regular soda 128.9 (6.7) 8.2 79.2 (5) 5.5 177.8 (10.7) 10.4
Fruit drink 107.6 (4.8) 6.8 114.6 (5.5) 7.9 100.6 (6.2) 5.9
Low-calorie fruit drink 28.3 (3.5) 1.8 32.9 (4.6) 2.3 23.7 (3.3) 1.4
Regular fruit drink 79.3 (3.1) 5.0 81.8 (3.8) 5.7 76.9 (4.3) 4.5
Sports drink 37.2 (4.7) 2.4 25.6 (4.7) 1.8 48.5 (7.5) 2.8
Coffee 4.6 (0.9) 0.3 1.8 (0.5) 0.1 7.3 (1.7) 0.4
Tea 36.7 (4.7) 2.3 21.8 (2.7) 1.5 51.3 (8.1) 3.0
Energy drink 0.9 (0.4) 0.1 0.1 (0.1) 0.0 1.6 (0.9) 0.1
Water from beverages 1135.8 (16.8) 71.4 1015.4 (14.7) 70.2 1254 (29.1) 73.3
Water from food2 444.6 (6.0) 28.6 431.4 (7.2) 29.8 457.5 (8.2) 26.7
Total daily water 1580 (16.5) 100.0 1447 (14.7) 100.0 1711 (29.6) 100.0

1SE are standard errors.

2Milk consumed with food is included as a beverage.

Drewnowski et al.

Drewnowski et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:85   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-85

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